ARTHUR J. PLATT, ENS, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Arthur Platt '82

Date of birth: August 22, 1960

Date of death: March 8, 1984

Age: 23

Lucky Bag

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Loss

Arthur was lost on March 8, 1984 when his T-44A crashed while practicing touch-and-go landings near Corpus Christi, Texas. The instructor and another student were also lost.

They were members of Training Squadron (VT) 31; the article identified Arthur as a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and said he was survived by his parents, who resided in Beach Haven, New Jersey.

Arthur is listed at the Naval Aviation Foundation. He is buried in the Holy Innocents Memorial Gardens and Columbarium in Beach Haven, New Jersey.

Special thanks to Jim Loper '83 for researching Arthur's loss.


Class of 1982

Arthur is one of 6 members of the Class of 1982 in Memorial Hall.